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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
to happen. nancy pelosi is in california. her home, in name pa valley -- napa valley, was broken into on monday. so she actually has some literal housekeeping to take care of. they don't know what is missing and sort of this bizarre thing. now, in the event that she does retire or resign from congress, steny hoyer would be the front runner to take over as minority leader. the sort of subtext, it's almost a shakespearian subtext between hoyer and pelosi. they interned together on capitol hill in the 1960s, and they've been rivals for years, most poignantly in the last 10, 12 years as they competed for leadership positions in the democratic caucus. hoyer would very much like to be minority leader, and he would make a bid. the question now is whether pelosi is maneuvering, is trying to line up somebody who would be her successor of chose. so there's a lot of drama. >> and just rattle off, if you would, who is in that next generation of would-be party leaders who would like to have pelosi's endorsement, or even if they don't, would like to move up? >> the -- right now outside of hoye
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
resulted in these personnel actions. >> thank you. yield back. >> the gentleman from california is recognized for five minutes. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i find this hearing amazing. because what we need to do is to work together to solve a problem. and make sure it will never happen again. instead, what i hear from my republican colleagues is they want to prosecute the director of the food and drug administration. did she know this? what actions did she take? it sounds like massachusetts has a lot to be apologetic about. isn't that a fair statement, dr. smith? >> that's right. >> the question is, did fda failed to do things they should have done? well, sounds like you could have done more. the fda is an institution could do more. the first time they wrote a letter wasn't 2006, saying that this thing seemed to become this company seem to be out of control. and then they didn't do anything after that. i have a feeling, dr. hamburg, you are being picked on because you're part of the obama administration, and republicans have been picking on obama for four years. and usually thei
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